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jobless with few options to rescue them from this reality. west virginia leads the nation in underground coal production with coal found in 53 out of 55 counties. 20% of all coal miner employment comes from west virginia. joining me now is bill la moloney. he is right now the republican candidate for governor in west virginia. bill, thanks for being here and great to have you. i wanted again first of all, let's talk about the big news of the day is mitt romney's pick of paul ryan to be his running mate. good news for people in the coal industry? >> i think it is great news. this guy comes from a business background. a fellow contractor. he was a little different but he understands business. though hass it takes to actually create real jobs and sign the front of a pay check. what we need in washington and in our country. a great pick. >> mike: let's talk specifically the coal mining industry. devastatedve been tiv in your state. 2,000 people have lost jobs just in west virginia. no real likelihood a lot of those jobs is going to come back. what has been the sing the greatest hit to the co
of arthritis. >>> all right. take a look at this. these are live pictures from norfolk, virginia. the "uss wisconsin" battleship in the background. it's the back drop for mitt romney making his dramatic announcement that paul ryan, the chairman of the house budget committee will in fact be his vice presidential running mate. our own cnn contributor is here, he wrote a fascinating piece about paul ryan not that long ago, just the other day. what made i decide to write that article? did you think that mitt romney was going pick paul ryan as his running mate? >> no. i mean, i knew he was on the short list. he was obvious up and coming republican, you did a piece about him a year ago. he's i have important republican in washington. the whole theory was, this is a guy who arguably had ideal logical influence than anyone else. the question from romney, is he going to run away from it or embrace it? obviously he's going to embrace it. >> we want to see some pictures, tell us, you spent quality time in jamesville, wisconsin. this is his, the prom king. he was elected class president, the class pre
,000 people have lost jobs just in west virginia. no real likelihood a lot of those jobs is going to come back. what has been the sing the greatest hit to the coal industry the last few you years? >> i have been involved in the coal industry for 30 years. you had natural gas and coal and gone back and forth with price but never had the government in the middle of the equation like they are now. common sense regulation is one thing. what is going on especially from the epa and mr. obama and joe biden's attack on coal is totally over the top. i mean reality has left the equation. we have to get common sense back and get people that understand we have abundant natural resources in our are country. especially west virginia. we are the saudi arabia of our country but need to utilize the resources in a responsible manner. we have lost almost 3,000 jobs, direct coal mining jobs this year and translates into almost 20,000 job overall around you go to southern west virginia and get on the ground where i have been the past few weeks and people are fed up. we have a convicted felon that got 40% of the vo
about how this might shape the electoral map. mitt romney is in virginia, that's the "uss wisconsin". the battleship is from wisconsin, wow, what a coincidence. whether it's showing competitors' rates or striving to be number one, we're always up for a little competition. zap! [ sparking ] now, that's progressive. ♪ [ camera clicks ] ♪ it's hard to resist the craveable nature of a nature valley sweet & salty nut bar. >>> and these are the live pictures, we're showing from nor folk, virginia. paul ryan will be the vice presidential running mate to mitt romney. the announcement coming up in a little more than an hour or so for now. you'll hear directly from mitt romney about 45 minutes or so ago made it official. they sent out an announcement that it is in fact paul ryan. how will all of this affect the critical electoral college map? john king is at the magic wall with a closer look. wisconsin, one of the battleground states out there. >> this is the 2008 map. i want to start here. as you look, i want to show you, no secret. look right here. look at this area in the middle of the
they are observing protocol this morning as we await the announcement on the uss wisconsin in norfolk, virginia. they don't want to step on this announcement. they want to let governor romney and congressman ryan have their moment and we will see a proliferation of statements issued. we can see virginia governor bob mcdonnell, a republican, a strong conservative, considered in the running, taking the podium. >> let's listen. >> great to be back in my old home more raised my fine kids. i just want to say it is such a tree to be governor of the most business-friendly states in the country, the commonwealth of virginia. [applause] i want to say thanks for having us here today. this is the mother of presidents, the birthplace of democracy, 405 years ago, the greatest country on earth gave birth to cape henry, the united states of america. [applause] what a treat to be in hampton roads, the home of more veterans in almost any place in the world. [applause] the home of the greatest navy base and the world. [applause] -- in the world. all of you that our veterans raise your hand so we can give you a r
. report.ems to we will start in virginia. 66 and 95, outside the beltway in pretty good shape. moving construction on the beltway in tysons. they did work overnight at the isson bridge, but that complete. 66 through falls church and 395.ng on quiet across the american legion bridge. travel times in our favor father hurley and the beltway, 17 minutes. newschopper 7 in a little while. once they from metro started. back to you. >> thank you. bigness' from maryland's special session. governor o'malley and house and bille leaders will hold a to expandis morning gambling in the state. makers worked into the early e measureo pass th allow casinos to be ilt in prince george's county. the bill would also permit table games in maryland. >> this puts us on the way to creating jobs in prince george's the state of maryland revenues for the state and county. >> it helps keep maryland money .ome >> voters will have to approve the gambling expansion in november. also, in a special session, a dog bite liability measure is dead. the court ruled in april that a , plaintiffsack don't have to approve prio
. virginia is being called a "must win state," for governor romney but a new poll today shows him down in that state. does that mean this governor is in? virginia's governor is here. but, first, the white house said it had nothing to do with wiping out the nonunion pensions of the auto bailouts. are internal e-mails showing the administration wrong and these retirees right? i ask president obama why i had in rights and he had all rights in rights and he had all rights to take my pension away. in rights and he had all rights to take my pension away. well hello, welcome to hotels.com. summer road trip, huh? uhuh yep uch let's find you a room. at hotels.com, you'll always find the perfect hotel. because we only do hotels. wow. i like that. nice no. laugh... awe uch ooh, yeah hmm nice huh book it! oh boy call me... this summer, we're finding you the perfect place - plus giving you up to $100 at hotels.com to drive a car filled with as much advanced technology as the world around it. with the available lexus enform app suite, you can use opentable tmake restaurant servations... search wi bi
on the cause. the residents are staying at other group homes nearby. >>> a marine from herndon, virginia, has been killed in afghanistan. 31-year-old gunnery sergeant ryan jeschke and two other marines gunned down by an afghan police officer friday. fox 5 preached out to jeschke's family -- reached out to jeschke's family tonight, they say he was married and last saw his family last april when he was home. >>> d.c. police investigating a pedestrian accident involving a metro bus around 7:00 this evening on wisconsin avenue northwest. a woman trying to cross the street was hit by the bus, taken to a local hospital, is expected to be okay. no one was on the bus at the time. police are trying to determine who was at fault. >>> pepco has been taken to task for leafing tens of thousands of people in the dark -- leaving tens of thousands of people in the dark during the june derecho. now verizon is stepping up to explain the blackouts of 911 service in virginia. the telecommunications giant released what it calls a comprehensive report. fox 5's karen gray houston here with how it's being received.
muerte... doctor jorge arias/depar tamento de salud de virginia "empeze con compulsiones y me inducieron en una coma y estaba en tratamiento intensivo por una semana... mi esposa penso que ya me iba..." despues de anos de trabajar alertando a la poblacion sobre los peligros de el virus del nilo occidental, el mismo se convirtio en una victima mas... doctor jorge arias/depar tamento de salud de virginia "yo tengo dos perros y yo los camino a las 4 de la manana y 5 de la manana y es el tiempo en el que los mosquitos estan picando mas , de madrugada o al anochecer. y un mosquito me pico que estaba infectado con el virus es todo lo que necesite..." y usted no descarte que se convierta en la proxima victima.... el virus del nilo occidental va en aumento en la capital... en virginia se han reportado dos casos y en maryland hay tambien dos personas con la enfermedad... los sintomas incluyen un malestar como el de cualquier influenza acompanado por fiebre... doctor jorge arias/depar tamento de salud de virginia "normalmente la influenza es durante el invierno y nosotros no tenemos influenza
to start with road work in virginia. if you're traveling the outer loop of the beltway. work zones set up along 123. right now it had only the left lane getting by. it should be wrapping up soon. also your traveling on 7 trying to get to the outer loop or on the dulles toll road, right now the ramps also have construction on it and it may be blocking your access to get to the outer loop of the beltway. let's head to prince george's county. exit 22, 295, construction there set up on the right side. and in montgomery county on the inner loop at university, had the cones set up. they were blocking the right side of the roadway. they took to be completely gone. if not, they are in the final stages so you should be okay. >>> new overnight. a controversial and hotly debated plan to expand gambling in maryland will be sitting on governor martin o'malley's desk this morning. the general assembly approved the bill in a late night vote. melissa mollet live at national harbor for what's next. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. the house passed this bill, 71-58, last night. the senate concurred
are low. doppler 9000 and the seven-day forecast coming right up. >>> the state of virginia is holding its first-ever beer craft month and the first-ever craft brew festival on august 25th. i have with me mike kilolay. he is the chair of the state's craft brewers guild. now, i know virginia is famous for its wines. it has great wines. >> we're trying to make it famous for beer. >> i'm it willin' ya, i didn't know. >> we have about 40 craft breweries in the commonwealth and i have five of them right here. this is a real exciting time for virginia. it's virginia craft beer month and then on the 25th we have our big festival in nelson county out at devil's backbone. >> so what will happen at that festival? >> there's going to be a whole bunch of music. there's going to be great beer, over 20 virginia breweries right now, it's just a beautiful part of the state and it's going to be a real great event. >> people don't know about your breweries. >> we're really trying to make it more well known, you know, we put a lot of love in our beer and, of course, that love comes out of the tap. >> so what
stop in norfolk, virginia. it will be made on the naval ship uss wisconsin. among the potentials, are tim pawlenty, paul ryan, chris christie and rob portman. joining us on the phone is julie carey. why did he choose virginia as the place to make this announcement? julie carey? apparently we do not have julie carey on the phone as we hoped. julie carey is covering mr. romney's campaign swing through virginia tomorrow. and as reported from his campaign officials at about 9:00 tomorrow morning, mr. romney will announce who his running mate will be in the presidential election this year. we'll have more coming up later in our broadcast. >>> a d.c. superior court judge was robbed at gunpoint as she was leaving a tennis tournament in northwest d.c. now the search is underway for the men involved. erika gonzalez joins us live from the crime scene. >> this is a quiet neighborhood right on the edge of rock creek park and this has a lot of neighbors questioning their safety tonight. does this strike you as odd? >> very. >> are this long time d.c. resident have lived in this northwest neig
cincinnati and into west virginia. that might begin sunday afternoon or evening and we meet get some of the rain from hurricane isaac and now a tropical depression isaac and that is going to do a lot to ease drought conditions, by the way, in many parts of the country and that is going to create major issues with -- inland flooding and especially anyone living along a big river and more in a minute, brian, and that includes a closer look at the forecast. >> coming up, we have a high wind in new orleans and how people are dealing with the big flooding down there. >>> and in a few hours from now, mitt romney will officially accept his nominee for the presidency. and there is a lot of talk of a big surprise speaker. do we know who it is in. >> reporter: fox news is confirming the so-called mystery speaker will be actor clint eastwood, you remember, was a former republican mayor in california. there is no mystery about who the main attraction is. governor mitt romney is taking the stage after fo10:00 and a short time ago, romney arrived at the tampa bay times forum to so the podium they'
--www.ncicap.org-- >> congressman paul ryan was back in virginia friday, just days after he was announced as mitt romney's running mate. rebecca cooper joins us from the news room. this is the first part of a wide-ranging interview you had with qaeda date ryan. >> we talked about the economy the negative nature of this campaign. we will have much more of that coming up later on abc 7 news, but there was a hot topic on the campaign trail and that was medicare. paul ryan said that he and mitt romney are eager to take on president obama when it comes to medicare. >> medicare was there for our family, my grandmother, when we needed it, and medicare is there for my mom when she needs it now, and we need to keep that guarantee. >> by his side, his 78-year-old mother. she is a medicare recipient and she is your mom. >> in a sit down interview yesterday, ryan says he is hitting the campaign trail with his mom to talk about who does more to protect seniors. >> president obama took $716 billion from the medicare program. he is in charge of this board that will cut medicare. >> but cr
of northern virginia towns strike people trying to sell something very specific. >> they started their marriage on a high note. you'll meet the arlington couple that had to climb their way to a unique wedding ceremony spot. >> a terrible collision between two boats -- newly released 911 calls give some insight into why the inju >> tonight, we are hearing a dramatic 911 calls from when to boats collided in pasadena, md.. >> with that the latest on the investigation. >> the collision has got a lot of attention because one of the people involved with a delicate state elected official but there were a lot of other people out of the water, including volunteer rescuers who said the injuries could have been a lot worse. now we have the 911 calls to hear what they're going for. >> it was a boat accident -- >> that was the start of the first frantic 911 call in a moment right after the boats collided last wednesday evening. he was on his own running to the boat. >> everyone stepped up to the plate and did what they had to do. >> he described the head-on crash he witnessed. >> at
, in southern maryland and central virginia. that's where we have a short crossing 301 moving west to east, south of la plata, just north of the knights bridge. that's all in terms of rain to start the day. 77 now in washington. 92 this afternoon. best chance of showers is out of d.c. lisa baden. >> traffic is moving in our favor on the greenway, but told road, no problems on 66. travel times normal on 270 between father hurley and the beltway, 17 minutes. 95 is closed in each direction between fredericksburg and richmond near the carmel church exit because of an accident with wires down. this has been going on several hours and there will be several hours ahead. now back to news. >> we take a look in the day ahead. the man accused of shooting former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords is expected to plead guilty today. jared loughner is scheduled to be in court on competency and the change of plea hearing. if found mentally competent by a judge, he would be allowed to plead guilty. he is charged with killing six people and wounding 13 others in the january 2011 shooting in tucson. >
hopes first took off, excaliber gymnastics in her hometown of virginia beach, virginia. her talent was obvious to coach dena walker. she began keeping douglas at age eight. what did you see in her then? >> just incredible flexibility, really spunky, very quick, good power, strong-- all the attributes you would need to be an olympic champion. >> reporter: two years ago, at age 14, douglas moved 1200 miles and a world away to iowa, to train with a new coach who trained other olympiciaps. she saw her mother just four times in two years. but last night, her mother was there as she vaulted into olympic history. dub haas is the first african american and only the fourth american woman to win the all-around individual gymnastics gold medal. mary lou retton was the first. >> she has inspired a whole generation of young african americans to say, you know what? i can do this, too. i mean i guess goosebumps when i say it, i can do and be just like gabby douglas and do what she did. the world is at my doorstep. >> reporter: at douglas' old jim, nine-year-old micah swaby, who trains about five
>> battleground virginia he said today. they are making several campaign stops today in our area. >> paul ryan made stops in virginia yesterday. we sat down for a one on one interview. >> police have identified remains found in pasadena last week. >> this is abc 7 news at noon. on your side. >> good afternoon. >> thank joining us saturday august 18. it is a great day outside. what is said to dave zahren. >> this summer we have been in the wrong place of the wrong time. today washington is the place to be. let me show you what is happening across the area. earlier today we had a cold front moved through, as it did the rain shower activity moving down to the northeast. much of the activity out to sea. that means a better and better weather for us. look at temperatures around the area. 68 degrees and frostburg. a warm spot in alexandria. already 80 degrees. we are in the mid to upper 70s as we go through the day today the more important number is the dew point, now bending down to about 60. in a few hours, it will be hard to break a sweat. as the humidity continues to drop across th
days ago paul ryan was picked as mitt romney's runs mate. three of those days he has been in virginia, another clear sign of the importance of the commonwealth in this presidential contest. with mitt romney taking a da away from rallies, his running mate wisconsin congressman paul ryan was in the campaign spotlight working for votes in all important virginia, vote rich fairfax county and suburban richmond. >> this is a state that has it all and this is a state that will determine it all. >> reporter: to make sure supporters are convinced of his connection to the commonwealth, ryan boasted to the richmond area crowd he'd caught some big bass in virginia waters. he fished for votes there by slamming president obama, blaming him for the gridlock in washington. >> i tell you, i've served with three presidents since i've been in congress. this is the most partisan atmosphere i have ever seen. this is not uniting. this is dividing. >> reporter: ryan stuck to broad themes and did not mention medicare or romney's tax returns. issues that have dominated the campaign in recent days. instead, ry
construction in the process of being lifted. in virginia, 395 looks pretty good. moving quite well from springfield interchange. into the interchange in virginia on the beltway outer loop at leesburg to 66, you need to stay in the far right lane for another 30 minutes. in maryland, not looking at any problems. also moving well on 66 making the drive in front janesville into the capital beltway. now to steve. >> a man in washington state has been arrested, accused of making e-mail threats against the president. the 31-year-old sent an e-mail to a general mailinboxfbi in box threatening to killpresident. he had a shotgun aimed at them when they arrived. they did not find any explosives. he's doing court this afternoon. in the next half-hour, what his mother says about his arrest. >> around prince george's county, charges pending against a father accused of kidnapping his 1-year-old son. >> an amber alert was issued for little cesar martinez, last seen with his father. shortly after father that alert was canceled after martinez was located on harmed with his father in district heights. the
just after 9:00 eastern this morning in norfolk, virginia, in front of the uss wisconsin after mitt romney announced that paul ryan would be his selection to be a vice president and running mate. they barnstormed the state today after this announcement and covered a number of stops throughout virginia. the first of several days of a bus tour. with mitt romney and paul ryan. and more white house coverage coming up for you this evening. we will get to your phone calls and give you a chance to see this morning's events from our folks. -- hear from norfolk. if you want to see some of the other video we covered today and things we have shown you throughout the day, the secaucus speech in speak at the reagan library, all that you can find in our library at c-span.org. we will get your phone calls here on c-span and get your reaction to the pit of paul ryan by mitt romney. we will let you know the numbers in advance before you get to their -- before we get to your calls. for republicans, the number is 202-737-0002. independents and others, that number is -- 202-628-0205/ we will get your c
of the united states, governor mitt romney. >> romney will introduce ryan as his running mate in virginia this morning. at age 42, ryan is a self-described republican young gun, a staunch fiscal conservative, charismatic and energetic. as chair of the house budget committee, ryan proposed a tax and spending plan that would consult cut so deeply that even some republicans didn't buy it. a plan to turn medicare into a private voucher program that analysts say would raise what we pay for health care as it cuts government costs. and the ryan plan would lower the tax rate on the wealthy from 35 to 25%. >> you need real fiscal reforms, real spending cuts and real spending controls going forward so we can deal with the debt in the future. >> reporter: romney is dealing with slipping polls as he picks a running mate, looking for ways to excite a skeptical gop conservative base. former minnesota governor tim pawlenty was told he's not the choice. >> this doesn't affect my attitude towards wanting him to be president. i'm going to continue to work really hard to help him in any way i can. >> report
wrapped up a rally at west springfield high school in springfield, virginia. peggy fox joins us live, a big day and some who's who folks out there. >> reporter: we had 3,400 people who bought tickets to come hear paul ryan speak today. the capacity crowd inside the west springfield high school gym is only 1,500. so they actually had at least one overflow room and the parking lot filled up as well. so people parked at northern virginia community college and bussed them in. there was a lot of excitement here and paul ryan did not disappoint. >> do we want to stay on the path that president obama has placed us upon? i take that as a no. it's a path putting us deeper in death, further in doubt and more in decline. if we get this right, we can turn things around and get us back on the path to prosperity and reignite the american idea. >> reporter: now he did acknowledge that president obama inherited a bad situation he said, but then ryan said the president made it worse and he accused the president of turning his hope and change message into an attack and blame message. he said that th
congressman paul ryan. this is a live look at the festivities under way in norfolk, virginia. romney making the announcement via phone app saying mitt's choice for vp is paul ryan, employing backers to spread the word. we're going to go to a special report right now. >> reporter: we just confirmed that it was the exact same day that mitt romney returned home from his trip overseas, where h visited london, visited with you, and israel before coming home on august 1st, now ten days ago that mitt romney made his decision and that he told the woman he put in charge of the process that he would be selecting paul ryan. here we stand now, less than two weeks later in front of the retired military battleship in norfolk, virginia. this is a dramatic backdrop for the announcement that will be made shortly. you could say they have brought out the big guns. the teleprompter has been set up. we got a sense that something big may be planned for today when it included five senior advisers to romney, usually a much smaller staff of advisadvi. he is here with his wife. paul ryan will be here and also sugges
interview with paul ryan. during his most recent visit to virginia. has won special connection to arlington. >> we met up with them at west springfield high school. he knew it was the home of the spartans. that is where he met his wife. we did talk about how the spotlight is affecting his wife family. started the interview talking to him about one issue that have a big impact on our local economy. >> thank you for talking with us. about the talk to economy. in virginia, there a lot of concern about a e cuts. defens do you think congress should cuts until they up with some other alternative? of course, i do. we've already passed spending incutting other areas of government. the president's own secretary of defense says these would be .evastating we support legislation to prevent that from happening. done nothing.has >> the members of the tea party is others say that it can down the road if the cuts.ne >> we replaced the cuts with other cuts. if congress does not agree alternative, and those come due, today postponed come up withl they an alternative? i do not want to see the sequester take p
are working two big stories. the republican national convention is now in fill swing and virginia governor is one of the featured speakers tonight. but we begin with hurricane isaac. the category one storm made land fall in southeast louisiana. this is video just into the fox 5 newsroom of lake ponchetrain. you can see high winds blowing the rain sideways. the entire gulf coast is bracing for a very long night. we have complete coverage of isaac and the convention. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> we are tracking hurricane isaac. i'm here with ue. >> right along the southeastern coast. a second land fall closer to midnight near morgan city. these are 80-mile an hour winds with the center of the storm 70 miles southeast of new orleans. so new orleans has been getting terrible squalls coming through there and a will the of reports of winds gusting up to 70 miles an hour. you can can see the radar. it's a slow storm. it's moving to northwest at 8 miles an hour. on these bowies, you can see sustain winds at 55, gusting to 71. we just saw lake ponchatrain. gusting
tour of battle ground states tonight, starting in virginia. after joining the ticket in norfolk, ryan told the crowd america is a nation facing debt, doubt, and despair and a transformative change in leadership is now vital. we caught up with the white house hopefuls on their bus stop in month naz. >> reporter: today's tour through virginia is very important to the romney campaign for two reasons. voters are getting their first glimpse of romney, alongside his newly announced vp candidate. even the republican party knows if they want to pull ahead in this election, they have to win virginia, a state that's still narrowly favoring president obama, according to a recent poll. scores of people packed into the harris pavillion in oldtown on saturday to show their support for the romney-ryan ticket. the pair spent the day touring the commonwealth and made a big showing here in northern virginia. >> if we do this right and we reapply those principles that built this country, we honor you by letting you decide the choice and the course of this country. we will get our country back on novembe
just been hearing, of course, is is the very extraordinary announcement that was made today in virginia. [ applause ] >> mike: and that was the announcement that mitt romney has selected paul ryan to be his running mate for the gop nomination. we have got a great audience here. there has been a big event and we kind of barged in on it it and we had a wonderful time hanging out with these good folks with an event with the family leader organization. later i will be having a chat with former presidential candidate and pennsylvania senator rick santorum. talking with senator charles grassley of iowa. and we have much more. so we want you to enjoy this very unique and special edition of "huckabee" coming to you live from iowa. it was a little over a week ago -- [ applause ] >> mike: that hundreds of thousands if not millions of people lined up at over 1600 click fila stores all over the nation in what critics attempted to paint as a day of hate and intolerance. really? out of all those people who showed up i have not heard of any of the chick-fil-a customers screaming slogans or calling peo
extraordinary announcement that was made today in virginia. [ applause ] >> mike: and that was the announcement that mitt romney has selected paul ryan to be his running mate for the gop nomination. we have got a great audience here. there has been a big event and we kind of barged in on it it and we had a wonderful time hanging out with these good folks with an event with the family leader organization. later i will be having a chat with former presidential candidate and pennsylvania senator rick santorum. talking with senator charles grassley of iowa. and we have much more. so we want you to enjoy this very unique and special edition of "huckabee" coming to you live from iowa. it was a little over a week ago -- [ applause ] >> mike: that hundreds of thousands if not millions of people lined up at over 1600 click fila stores all over the nation in what critics attempted to paint as a day of hate and intolerance. really? out of all those people who showed up i have not heard of any of the chick-fil-a customers screaming slogans or calling people derogatory names. there were reports of some spon
hopes the financial assistance will help them expand their brand through a hall of fame in virginia. >>> the candidates are intensely concentrating their efforts on the swing state of virginia. most polls have president barack obama and mitt romney in a near dead heat in the commonwealth. volunteers for both sides opened new campaign offices in northern virginia. surae chinn has that story. >> more campaign offices are popping up all over northern virginia. volunteers for president obama will open six offices by the end of the weekend. romney's camp held two events today and opened up one campaign office today. the get out the vote effort will only intensify as we draw closer to election day. governor scott walker fires up the crowd of romney supporters in arlington. >> we've got to celebrate another great victory in the state. >> reporter: congressman jerry connally rallies in reston. >> we need to balance out southern virginia. >> it is good to be back in southern balance balance. >> reporter: some political analysts say president obama has to win convincingly in northern virginia
charged in the colorado movie massacre and the parallel to virginia tech. >>> big time heat trying to move our way. >>> chick-fil-a is a battleground on gay marriage and tonight is part one. >>> i hear a primal scream. >> the virginia daughter who lifted a car to save her dad. >>> we begin tonight with new develops in the colorado movie theater massacre. a psychiatrist at the university of colorado denver reportedly raised concerns about accused gunman james holmes in june. that warning came several weeks before 12 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a midnight screening of "the dark knight rises" the psychiatrist was alarmed by his behavior he notified the campus threat assessment team. the university never contacted the aurora police. the university has not commented on the report. some are comparing it to the 2007 shooting in virginia tech where the university was accused of ignoring warnings. >>> a survivor of the tragedy who was shot in the head is out of the hospital. she underwent brain surgery. she had plans to come to the university of maryland for graduate school this fal
, and virginia. new mexico is a swing state. we have a very strong candidate in heather wilson. believe it or not, hawaii with the former governor there. we have a great opportunity with her. somebody who is running a very strong race. >> could we see what happened in texas happen in wisconsin? >> it is too close to call. tommy thompson's lead has been eroding. we will have to see. it is a work in progress. any one of those candidates can and will beat tammy baldwin. we have to wait for the primary. >> jennifer duffy. >> he mentioned missouri. there are a number of important primaries. on friday morning, democrats went up with their second television ad taking aim at the front runner in that primary. claire had ads attacking republican candidates. republicans have been silent. are democrats working hard to pick their opponent? >> harry reid did the same thing in 2010. we were helping the party nominee what candid he thought he could most easily beat. i think it is too late in missouri. claire has made a decision to embrace her unpopular ideas. obamacare is enormously unpopular. i think it is pret
in the battleground state of virginia. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. that story in a minute, but we want to begin with the weather alert. some of our viewers have seen severe thunderstorms. meteorologist chuck bell is tracking conditions in storm center 4. chuck? >> good evening, jim. yes, indeed. a severe thunderstorm warning between 5:30 and 6:00 for southern prince george's county. that expired. the strong thunderstorm remains now across parts of northern calbert and heading into anne arundel county. you see the strongest part of the cell not terrible far to the northeast of waldorf moving up to the northeast. east of brandywine and south side of annapolis, a lot of thunder and lightning. and more rain across lower southern maryland. complete check on your sunday forecast in a few minutes. jim. >>> thanks. our other big story. mitt romney selecting paul ryan as his running mate. the man joining romney on the republican ticket is a seven-term member of the house of representatives, serving his home state of wisconsin. ryan is chairman of the house budget committee and a member of
, finding themselves jobless with few options to rescue them from this reality. west virginia leads the nation in underground coal production with coal found in 53 out of 55 counties. 20% of all coal miner employment comes from west virginia. joining me now is bill la moloney. he is right now the republican candidate for governor in west virginia. bill, thanks for being here and great to have you. i wanted again first of all, let's talk about the big news of the day is mitt romney's pick of paul ryan to be his running mate. good news for people in the coal industry? >> i think it is great news. this guy comes from a business background. a fellow contractor. he was a little different but he understands business. though hass it takes to actually create real jobs and sign the front of a pay check. what we need in washington and in our country. a great pick. >> mike: let's talk specifically the coal mining industry. devastatedve been tiv in your state. 2,000 people have lost jobs just in west virginia. no real likelihood a lot of those jobs is going to come back. what has been the sing
romney announced paul ryan and his running mate last saturday in virginia. >> and today ryan will be back on the stump in the common wealth. the republican congressman from wisconsin is making at least two stops. kristin fisher is at one of them. she's at west springfield high with a look ahead at his day. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. you know you're living in a swing state when the new vp pick is campaigning in your state for the second time in less than a week. paul ryan is going to start his day at a high school in glen alan. then they'll be here at west springfield high scal this afternoon. according to -- high school this afternoon. according to the polls paul ryan is already having an impact on this race. in the week after the wisconsin congressman was named romney's running mate, his state has gone up from leaning obama to a true tossup. the president's lead in wisconsin is just four points. in virginia it's about seven points. today expect ryan to talk a lot about health care and medicare which is exactly what mitt romney was trying to talk about at a campaign
of the race reaches new lows. >> ifill: and we head to northern virginia, where a different sort of pitched battle is underway for voters. the prize: undecided suburban women. >> i don't know that i can solely place the blame on obama. i think he's done some good things. and i think he's done some not good things, and i don't know that romney will do any better or any worse. >> woodruff: then, two takes on the war in syria. the latest on a deadly strike on a rebel-held town and margaret warner reports on the use of satellite imagery to document human rights abuses. >> ifill: and we close with a 100th birthday celebration for the late julia child, the french chef, who taught a generation of food lovers how to cook. >> you just have to have the courage of your convictions, particularly if it's a loose mass. well, that didn't go very well, but you can always pick it up if you are alone in the kitchen. who is going to see? >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that
to the beltway. which will give you trouble times through tysons into bethesda. we are good and virginia. construction is cleared out of the way along 95. normal troubled times are expected. back to news. >> -- travel times are expected. back to news. >> later, prince george's county firefighters or return to a neighborhood where a 5-year-old girl died in a house fire. >> they will talk to neighbors and pass on information about fire safety. the girl's father and a 15-year- old boy were heard. tom roussey talks to neighbors who are heartbroken. >> the fire was coming from the side of the house. i started screaming, help. >> i just saw smoke up in the air. i saw flames coming out of the windows. >> the fire department had to pull two kids from the burning home. >> they carried her on their shoulder at. >> the chaos turned into concern. >> those little children. >> this woman lived in the other half of the duplex that burned. she frantically searched to make sure her family was ok. >> i cannot believe it. >> fortunately, her son was ok, but the neighboring kids were not so fortunate. besid
after a cool spot, baltimore, 68. 68 degrees in leesburg in virginia right now. coming down to the south. college park at 71. we've got d.c. at 7 4 degrees. 70 in hunting town. and 68 degrees currently in melpar. quiet, showers and storms all gone. it's after about 1:00, 2:00 today when we could see more showers and storms firing up. early part of your day her, 8:00 a.m. partly sunny. 66 to 74 degrees. by your noon hour, lunchtime, just fine. but you're going to see more clouds moving in. warm conditions, 79 to 84. we should top out at about 88 to around 90 degrees today. scattered showers. a few storms. we've got a 50% chance for today. as far as the next couple of days, look what you have to look forward to tomorrow. quiet, sunny. nice for summertime. danella? >> thanks, veronica. >>> if you're traveling on the roadway, first 4 traffic report looks great if that road is route 50 in maryland. really between the bay bridge, crossing it, heading towards the beltway in both directions. nice and clear. inside the beltway as you make your way to 201 and even connect all of the w
morning. >> good morning. your first 4 traffic report, commute on i-66, live look in virginia. not many -- not much volume, excuse me, as you make your way eastbound and westbound past sully. check for road work, cones are up in the area on 66 out side beltway. inside the beltway, the nice smooth ride. live look past east falls church in metro. travel lanes are open. no accidents to warn you back. so far, metro, marc, and vre are running without any reported delays. back in ten, we'll talk about the beltway. back over to you both. >>> thanks. see you soon. starting today, v dot will begin taking down dozens of trees in fairfax county. crews will be cutting down trees along the streets in great falls. megan mcgrath is live with more on why vdot is sponser issing the tree removal. >> it was that bad storm that we had back in july that brought a huge oak tree crashing down on top of a car that was traveling down georgetown pike. that tree, it turns out, was rotten. 40-ton ok tree. unfortunately did driver inside that vehicle. well, after that accident happened, a number of folks who live i
for joining us. # 2 days -- 92 days until the presidential election and they are concentrating on virginia. volunteers opened campaign headquarters on both sides today, surae chinn was there. >> reporter: more campaign offices are popping up all over northern virginia. volunteers for president obama will open six offices by the end of the weekend. romney's camp held two events today and opened up one campaign office today. the get out the vote effort will only intensify as we draw closer to election day. [ applause ] wisconsin governor scott walker fires up the crowd of romney supporters in arlington. >> we're going to celebrate another victory in the commonwealth city. >> reporter: congressman rallies in reston. >> we need to balance out southern virginia. >> it is good to be back in virginia! >> reporter: some political analysts say mr. obama has to win convincingly in northern virginia. >> he doesn't need to win northern virginia, he needs to crush romney in northern virginia. >> reporter: george mason university associate professor jeremy mayer adds there are few paths to victory for r
republican mitt romney in danville, virginia. >> romney wants to let-- he said in the first hundred days, he's going to let the big banks once again write their own rules. unchain wall street. they're gog to put y'all back in chains. >> ifill: republicans expressed immediate outrage. later in the day, the vice president said he'd meant to say "unshackled." but he did not apologize. >> i got a message for them. if you want to know what's outrageous, it's their policies and the effects of their policies on middle class america. that's what's outrageous. >> ifill: by the time he arrived in chillicothe, ohio last night, romney had a new speech ready, angrily rejecting the vice president's response. he called them. >> his campaign and his reckless accusations that disgrace the office of the presidency. another outrageous charge in virginia and the white house sinks a little lower. so mr. president, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to chicago and let us get about rebuilding and reuniting america. >> ifill: obama campaign spokesman ben labolt, responding overnight, said romney
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